united states coast guard

ALCGOFF 060/23
1. The USPHS shopping list of O-6 and below assignments is now
available as a sortable spreadsheet on the OPM-2 SharePoint site at:

These positions will be available in Direct Access on Friday,
14 JUL 2023 open for AY24, and reflect the current state of
the PAL. All USPHS eResumes are due Monday, 11 AUG 2023.
2. The initial AY24 USPHS shopping list includes:
A. Positions occupied by an officer who is tour complete
(TC) or has an approved retirement/separation in 2024.
B. Positions of those requesting a short-tour.
C. Any approved new or reprogrammed positions.
D. Any vacant positions.
Note 1: Non-TC incumbents who are requesting short-tours are not
guaranteed to transfer in AY24. These positions will be shopped to
build candidate pools in case the incumbent is needed to meet a
Service need elsewhere. The incumbents of these positions should
submit an e-resume before the 11 Aug 2023 deadline.
Note 2: Some positions listed are currently vacant and are available
for immediate fill. If you are interested in any of those billets
labeled "vacant" in the Reason Shopped Category, apply in DA
and send an email to Mr. Wade McConnell to let him know of your
3. Shopping List Notes:
A. Many billets have been shopped due to potential short tour
requests, and other miscellaneous reasons may not be filled in
AY24, dependent on Service needs as the assignment and promotion
year progresses. These billets are noted as "Conditional" in
Column K of the spreadsheet. Officers should include these
billets on their eResume, but understand they may not be filled
in AY24.
B. The database is populated with as much information as possible
to aid the workforce in career planning and building a realistic
4. eResume Procedures: All candidates must apply in DA using the PCS
eResume link, found by the following: Main Menu - Member Self
Service - Tasks - PCS eResumes. Once there, enter your desired
search criteria to obtain a list of open billets. Search criteria
can include State, Job Code, Position Number, etc. If unsure of the
specific criteria, click on the magnifying glass to the right of the
search box to determine eligible values. Fields such as Job Code and
Job Family will narrow the search results based on rank and
component (officer, enlisted, etc).
5. Due to DA limitations, any eResumes submitted prior to the
release of this message will not be visible to the assignment
6. Updates to this listing will be posted to the OPM-2 SharePoint
Site. Any added or updated positions will be reflected within the
entire shopping list, allowing the workforce to view all positions
in one document. The version and date will be noted at the top of
the spreadsheet.
7. Members unable to access the shopping list may request a copy by
contacting YN3 Selena Alicea at
8. Members unable to connect to Direct Access due to being underway
or other extenuating circumstances may communicate their requests
via e-mail to the USPHS assignment officer: Mr. Wade McConnell,, 202-475-5177.
9. CAPT J. Snaith, Acting Chief, PSC-OPM sends.
10. Internet release is authorized.